Monday, December 31, 2007

"Complex GI Bill makes for a Rocky Road from Combat to College"

USA Today, 26 DEC 2007
There are myriad opportunities for missteps: For starters, today's GI Bill is far more complicated and less generous than it was during World War II or even Vietnam. Colleges today face an unprecedented challenge in trying to manage the disruption, academically and otherwise, of National Guard and reservists, who are called to serve while enrolled in school.
And while there are a smattering of support programs, including one by the Department of Education, no central authority offers comprehensive information.

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